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big challenge going to philadelphia. they're a very good football team. and the eagles are a really good football team in their house. an undefeated team, actually, for a couple of reasons. quarterback carson wentz is comfortable at home, and the fans in philadelphia always make it tough on the opponents. it could be a game of words with friends, and the fans would let the opposition have it in heavy doses. 3 3 mccarthy: it's philadelphia. i don't think you need to say anything else than that, with great respect. and it's loud and clear on the bus ride. it reminds you of it's all part of it. you come around that corner there, and get a heck of a welcome by the philadelphia fans, and that just kind of sets the tone for the rest of the evening. the badgers can win the big ten west before they even take the field tomorrow - if iowa beats
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looking really likely at the moment. still, wisconsin wants to play for more than the big ten championship - and part of their path onto the national college playoff stage has been responding to one of the toughest schedules in the country. 3 3 clement: when i saw the schedule, i just thought it was another grand opportunity to put wisconsin back on the map, how it should be. i think anybody on the outside would've thought it was a tough schedule, but we just saw it as a cool opportunity to play against top ten teams such as anybody who came to on the road, so it's been fun. it's been a hell of a road so far, so just really taking everything by storm and just really preparing each week,
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tonight: clouds gradually decrease. lows around freezing. wind: w 5-10 mph. saturday: clouds and sunshine! highs in the middle to upper 40s. wind: sw 5-15 mph. extended: temperatures are even milder ay week monday and tuesday with highs near 50. colder weather returns late in the week. 3 thanks for joining us.the cbs evening news with scott pelley
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scholarship at pomona college. she's a typical all-american student, except daniella is an undocumented immigrant who was brought to the u.s. from mexico
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>> i found out when i was maybe 12 years old. >> reporter: that you weren't a citizen. >> yeah, i didn't know. >> reporter: she's now attending college legally, part of a program to accommodate children who arrived in the u.s. as illegal immigrants. but president-elect trump has threatened to cancel these types of programs, which could put more than one million students, like daniella, at risk of deportation. if the government said, "you've got to go back to mexico," even though you've never lived there, where would you go? >> i suppose i'd go live grandmother, but that's a really important question because, you know, people always say like, "we'll send you back home." but is that really your home,un? >> reporter: where is your home town? >> st. louis, missouri. i grew up there. >> reporter: earlier this week, pomona college president david oxtoby wrote an open letter to the incoming administration saying the program helping immigrant students is "both a moral imperative and a national necessity." it's now been signed by the presidents of more than 250 colleges and universities across the country.
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program. let's keep it going. let's expand it. >> i hope donald trump can wait a little bit more to see how these people can can contribute as lawyers, as doctors before he decides to take away these benefits. >> reporter: now, dannially's scholarship is worth about $300,000, and elaine, she says it's an education that would be wasted if she's deported to mexico. >> quijano: carter evans, thanks, carter. today, a federal judge in south carolina ruled mentally competent to stand trial and potentially face the death penalty. roof is charged with murdering nine african americans after attending their bible study group in june 2015. jury selection begins monday. paula reid has been following the case. so, paula, this was such a highly publicized case. how do you find an unbiased jury in charleston? >> reporter: let's look at what they did in boston with the marathon bombing case. it's a very similar case in that
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defendant was guilty. there were a lot of questions about whether or not you would be able to find anyone who did not already have an opinion on this case and then find people who were willing to issue a death sentence. here, the system isn't designed to find people who have never heard of the case. the system is designed to find people who have an open mind about the facts of the case and who are also open to issuing a death sentence. >> quijano: what about the prosecution here seeking the death penalty? i understand there's actually some push-back to that. >> reporter: there is some push-back. it's very interesting that the attorney general chose to bring state case where he's already eligible for the death penalty because the state doesn't have hate crime laws. and she saw this as a hate crime, and she specifically said she was going to pursue this case and pursue the death penalty to address the alleged motivation behind this crime. >> quijano: a lot of people keeping a very close eye on this case. paula reid, thank you so much. tonight, the first american service member killed in combat in syria was identified as scott
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he was 42, a senior chief petty officer of the navy. dayton was killed yesterday by an i.e.d. about 300 u.s. troops are in syria assisting and training rebel groups in the fight against isis. wildfires continue to burn across israel, some near jerusalem and tel aviv are out of control. more than a dozen people were arrested on suspicion of charlie d'agata has latest. >> reporter: the wildfires that have engulfed huge stretches of forest now stretch across half the country. but even as firefighters reign in some blazes, new fires have erupted in multiple locations. that's led police to believe arsonists are to blame. investigators also found evidence that gasoline had been used to start one fire. government officials described those arrested as minorities,
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arab citizens living in israel. but there have been no details provided. more than 70,000 people have had to flee from the northern city of haifa, and while firefighters have begun to bring that blaze under control, a new fire erupted on the outskirts of jerusalem. so far, no deathing or serious injuries have been reported. fighting the fires has international operation with air support from russia, turkey, italy, cypress, and others. the united states is taking part, too, elaine. an american super tanker has arrived in tel aviv. the boeing 747 left yesterday from colorado springs. the president of the company said his employees had just left for thanksgiving dinner at home when they were called back in. >> quijano: charlie d'agata. charlie, thank you.
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they've broken up a major terror plot. an attack was said to be planned for paris as early as next week. elizabeth palmer is following this. >> reporter: a police convoy brought the five suspects from jail to court today to face a special antiterrorism judge. while the paris prosecutor told reporters evidence showed the men had been controlled by isis. "they were told how to buy weapons" tou popular with terrorists. the men were arrested in strasbourg and in marseilles, in southern france, last weekend. police sources say their targets may have included euro disney, paris' famous christmas market which draws crowds of visitors, as well as the city's cafes and restaurants, beloved by both residents and tourists. their vulnerability was horribly
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november 13 when terrorists shot diners at random at several paris restaurants, killing more than 30 people. nearby, others carried out a massacre in the bataclan nightclub. on the one-year anniversary of those attacks two weeks ago, sting began his concert at the newly reopened bataclan with a vow that the victims would never be ftt minute's silence. over the past year, life has picked up again in the french capital. police hope these recent arrests will reassure people that beefed up intelligence and security is working to keep them safe. but the arrests are also a reminder that there are still terrorists plotting. and as the saying goes, elaine, they only have to be lucky once. the police have to be lucky all the time.
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liz, thank you. ing up next, a cbs news investigation prompted congressional action on deadly seat back failures. and later, mama shu dreams big
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>> it's kind of difficult, you know, especially for a mother not knowing if your child is ever going to say your name, say, "mommy," ever again. >> reporter: our investigation has identified over 100 case where's seat back collapses have resulted in serious injury or death, mostly to children in the back seat. auto makers and regulators at the national highway traffic safety administration have known about the problem for years. but the seats meet or exceed the federal standard for strength, a standard that since it took effect in 1968. >> i will not stop until this issue is fixed. >> reporter: massachusetts senator ed markey is calling for n.h.t.s.a. to make changes. >> that seat has never changed in terms of its safety, and the evidence is overwhelming that it endangers children, especially, who sit in the back seat when there is a rear-end crash. >> reporter: they're also calling for an investigation of auto makers saying they didn't
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collapse. markey's office found nearly 10% of the accidents we identify were not reported, a step required by law if the car is less than 10 years old. it makes it a lot harder to say there's a problem if the car makers aren't reporting there's a problem. >> there's a huge regulatory black hole within which the automotive industry is able to escape responsibility because they do not report these accidents. >> reporter: the hastings sued after their accident. ford settled. >> if the seat did not collapse, he wouldn't have much. he has to live with this for the rest of his life. >> reporter: car makers can face significant fines for failing to properly report accidents. it's an allegation n.h.t.s.a. says it takes very seriously. the agency stresses the safest place for kids is the back seat. auto industry engineers have admitted the cost to fix the seat back issue could be on the order of $1 or so. >> quijano: an important investigation. kris van cleave, thank you.
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>> quijano: one of america's most beloved tv moms has died. >> it's like your father and i always say-- find out what you do best and then do your best with it. >> quijano: florence henderson always had the best advice on "the brady bunch," the sitcom about a blende family ran for five seasons, starting in 1969, and is still s in her long career henderson had roles on stage and in commercials and in 1962 became the first woman to fill in for johnny carson on reen "the tonit show." florence henderson died of heart failure last night. she was 82. today, first lady michelle obama accepted delivery of the white house christmas tree, a 19-foot bawlsam fir from wisconsin. she was joined by her young 97
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mrs. obama will give military families the first look at the decorated tree on tuesday. in peru, tons of illegal fireworks went out with a bang. officials figured the best way to destroy 42,000 pounds of black market fireworks was to light them up. peru has legal fireworks shows on christmas and new year's eve but nothing like this. "on the road" is neighborhood that's been reborn thanks to one woman's vision. it's a tangle of multiple symptoms. ? ? trintellix (vortioxetine) is a prescription medicine for depression. trintellix may start to untangle or help improve the multiple symptoms of depression.
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all the makings of a ghost town. this was the library. this was the high school. much of the town just plain was. but as we first reported in july, that wasn't enough to stop this one imagination. >> i just felt that it was a space to build and do things on. >> reporter: and run through your back ground in urban planning. >> i don't have anything in urban planning, except for sitting on this porch conjuring up what i want to do on this look at all this space. weekend do anything we want. >> reporter: meet shamayim harris. you have a better imagination than i do. this one-time school administrator is now architect of the most unlikely redevelopment project in michigan. >> we own the lot on the corner. >> reporter: several years ago she set up a nonprofit, got donations, and started reversing the decline on her block. are you paying all these people? i see a lot of people working? >> well, a couple them, but most
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>> reporter: wow. >> she embraces everyone. she tries to uplift everyone. >> reporter: this is just some of her army. >> when she needs something done, she knows exactly who to call and it's going to get done. >> that's why mama shu is so amazing. >> reporter: they call her mama shu and they say she'll pate boot in your behind if you don't help rebuild this part of avalon street where she plans to put basketball, volleyball, and tennis courts here, a greenhouse and cafe in this old garage, and >> you're going to see this whole block looking like some of the suburb an blocks i see with the grass trimmed and flowers. that's what you're going to see. >> reporter: mama shu says she's driven to do all this partly because of her community and partly as a tribute to her son, jacobi. back in '07, jacobi was killed by a hit-and-run driver. he was two and is still very much in her heart and on her shoulder. >> "go, mommy, go." he says that. "go, mommy go."
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whispering in your ear to do that's. >> all the time. >> reporter: talk about terrible twos. >> demanding and won't take no for an answer. that's my boy. >> reporter: since we first told this story, workers have completed the park and most of the homework house. ellen donated a whole building that the serve as village headquarters. and mama shu won an award for humanitarian of the year. >> the avalon village is for the people. >> reporter: she has much to be thankful for this weekend. and even more to look forward >> i want it to be something infectious. i want other people ton what they can do to their neighborhoods. you can do it. >> reporter: take it from a bubbling fountain. >> i know. >> reporter: of living proof. steve hartman, "on the road" in highland park, michigan. >> quijano: inspiring. that's the cbs evening news. for scott pelley, i'm elaine quijano. thanks for watching.
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this is "jeopardy!" today's contestants are -- a technical engineer from boulder, colorado... a registered nurse from lake wylie, south carolina... and our returning champion, an aspiring tv writer from west hollywood, california... ...whose 2-day cash winnings total... and now here is the host of "jeopardy!" -- alex trebek! [ applause ] thank you, johnny. hello, everyone. because i want to get through all of the clues on the program today,
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rk. "jeopardy!" round. and these categories now in play... next... andrew, off you go. let's try feel the burn, $200. all right, here's jimmy with the clue. one of the most common causes of a first-degree burn is sunburn, which luckily rarely requires medical attention, as first-degree burns affect only this outermost layer of skin. liz. -what is the epidermis? -you are right. i'll take third in the movie series for $600. andrew. -what's "rocky"? -yeah.

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